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Ms. D'Amore from Bay Shore NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspirational Books for English Language Learners!

Help me give my students exciting social studies graphic novels and books to learn from!

  • $256 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of bright, curious and very hardworking, middle school students who range in age from 10-15 years old.

My middle school is part of a diverse community where more than half our population receives free or reduced-price lunch, and about 65% of the students are minorities from all over the world.

Being a part of a diverse community is a great advantage because we learn so much from each other. Many of my students are English Language Learners who are often new to the United States. It is amazing watching native Spanish speaking students communicating with students who only speak Chinese or Urdu.

My Project

Please consider helping me bring more inspiring books into my Social Studies ENL classroom! My students are thirsty for knowledge! They love reading famous stories and learning about the history of our world!

Books in this project include graphic novel adaptations of famous literature and historic events that my English Language Learners can enjoy learning from and be inspired by!

Some famous literature like Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mocking Bird and The Giver have been made into graphic novels that my ENL students will be able to understand with the help of visuals! Fun books middle schoolers can relate to like the Frazzled book series will give my students relatable reads!

I also included some books, graphic novels and picture books that are social studies based to help aid my students study!

Ms. D'Amore
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Catherine's War • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Classics Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $15.75 1 $15.75
Click (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $15.27 1 $15.27
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Act (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
The Giver (Graphic Novel) (1) (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Frazzled #3: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties • Amazon Business $10.51 1 $10.51
Gandhi: My Life is My Message (Campfire Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $10.37 1 $10.37
The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Noise: A graphic novel based on a true story • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom • Amazon Business $8.25 1 $8.25
Frazzled #2: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$184.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.37

Total project goal

$255.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$255.80

4 Donors

-$123.49

Donations toward project cost

-$112.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.02

match offer

-$123.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$104.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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